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Lilian Sawyer Burks

October 2, 1933 November 7, 2019
Lilian Sawyer Burks
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Obituary for Lilian Sawyer Burks

Lillian Sawyer Burks, 86, of Amherst passed away Thursday, November 7, 2019 in Lynchburg.

Born in Chesapeake, October 2, 1933, Mrs. Burks was the daughter of the late David Edgar and Evelyn Denny Sawyer. She was retires as a Registered Nurse and was a member of Amherst Presbyterian Church. She was also and avid bridge player and enjoyed her many friends.

She was preceded in death by three husbands: Paul Stewart, Irvin Powell and Frank Burks; three brothers: David Edgar Sawyer, Jr., Linwood Sawyer and Arthur Lee Sawyer.

She is survived by her son David Stewart of Lynchburg; daughter Holly Anderson of Greensboro, NC; two sisters: Dorothy Garris and Carolyn Price and four grandchildren: Ashley Wilson, Emily Guthrie, Kellie Timberlake and Greg Howard.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am, Monday at Amherst Presbyterian Church. The family will receive friends at the church following the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Amherst Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 809, Amherst VA 24521 or Amherst Life Saving Crew, P.O. Box 193, Amherst, VA 24521.

Driskill Funeral Chapel, Amherst.

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11:00 AM 11/11/2019 11:00:00 AM
Amherst Presbyterian Church

P.O. Box 809
163 2nd Street
Amherst, VA 24521

Family will receive friends followng the service

Amherst Presbyterian Church
P.O. Box 809 Amherst 24521 VA
United States

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Amherst Presbyterian Church

P.O. Box 809
163 2nd Street
Amherst, VA 24521

Amherst Life Saving Crew

P.O. Box 193
Amherst, VA 24521

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